Man accused of providing heroin in ov...

Man accused of providing heroin in overdose death

There are 2 comments on the SFGate story from Dec 30, 2012, titled Man accused of providing heroin in overdose death. In it, SFGate reports that:

A man accused of providing heroin to another man who died of a drug overdose now faces drug charges in federal court.

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Since: Dec 10


#1 Dec 30, 2012
We wouldn't have this problem if heroin was sold legally, subject to the same pure food & drug standards as the (often questionably effective and equally dangerous) drugs the major pharmaceutical companies have sold forever.

And if someone came up with a drug that would suddenly make drug war proponents wake up and smell the 100-year-old coffee, it would probably be banned at least until traditional investors figured out how to make a profit from it.


Since: Mar 12

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#2 Jan 2, 2013
So many ODs are unintentional & result from non-standardized drugs. If legal (or at least decriminalized) they could be pharmaceutically regulated
Punishing the seller is rather dubious,(unless he was selling to a minor) surely the responsibility lies with the user who would have likely known the risks

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